20 children, 6 Adults dead in Connecticut elementary school shooting
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December 17th, 2012 (11:51 AM).
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This is the one that was used. The reports and information I saw from multiple news stations suggested that the Bushmaster involved was designed for a higher rate of fire and in this case, used a different type of ammunition designed for maximum damage. You can hash out the irrelevant details if you want. That type of weapon has no business being legal.
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We don't know what kind of ammo the gun used, however it wasn't special. It either used the stock .223 ammo or its bigger brother, the 5.56. It's a .223 gun, but some .223 barrels are built to handly both types.
Anyway, the only modification was the high capacity clips, but thats a clip design not a change to the gun itself.
But yeah, I agree that it's a weapon that civilians have no use for.
Anyway, some people think we have hard gun control laws. Compared to other first world, and even a couple of second world, countries, we actually have the weakest gun control laws. Ironiclly, compared to the same countries, we also have the highest amount of gun crime.
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